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Drake Law student selected to JAG Corps

Each year the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps selects approximately 100 to 120 of the best-qualified candidates to become Air Force Judge Advocates through a variety of accession programs.
January 25, 2013

Two Drake Law students balance law school and family

Lori and Tom Bullock both had the goal of attending law school before they met at Iowa State University.
January 25, 2013

Student Bar Association sells art to fund public service scholarships

Drake Law School’s Student Bar Association recently held their second annual Just Art! art auction to raise funds for Drake Law’s Public Service Endowment.
January 25, 2013

Des Moines: A great option for young professionals

With accolades like Forbes #4 “Best Places for Business and Careers” (June, 2012) and #1 “Best City for Young Professionals” (July, 2011), who wouldn’t choose Des Moines for law school?
January 24, 2013

Renowned professor to discuss Egyptian politics

Nathan Brown, professor of political science and international affairs at The George Washington University, will be speaking at Drake Law School on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 3 p.m.
January 9, 2013

Drake Legal Clinic provides gifts and Bieber for the holidays

The faculty, staff and students at The Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic are no strangers to adopting a family for the holidays. But this year has been extra special.
December 21, 2012

Thursday final exams postponed due to inclement weather

There is a blizzard warning beginning at 6pm Wednesday, December 19 and continuing until 6pm Thursday, December 20. All law school exams scheduled for Thursday, December 20 are now cancelled. Exams will be held on the scheduled snow day, Friday, December 21 at the times originally scheduled for Thursday.
December 19, 2012

Drake Law School to host joint conference with Peking University

On December 15, the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake Law School will host a joint conference in Hong Kong with the Institute of Internet Law at Peking University and the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong.
December 12, 2012

Alumna advocates for voting rights of Americans living and working abroad

In 2009, Stacey Van Zuiden, LW’12, left a career in Nebraska politics to go to law school with the hope of specializing in election law.  She chose Drake Law School because of Iowa’s unique electoral climate.
December 12, 2012

1L hits the ground running during intellectual property internship in K.C.

A summer day in Kansas City may mean taking in a Royal’s game, enjoying a plate of barbeque, or relaxing at the Plaza, but for current Drake Law student Kyle Mendenhall, his summer experience was much faster paced.
December 12, 2012

The Pro Bono Project honors Drake as 'Law School of 2012'

The Pro Bono Project of New Orleans, La. chose to honor Drake as the Law School of 2012.
December 5, 2012

Alumna Ruth Klotz's retirement mentioned in USA Today, The Des Moines Register

Ninety-year-old Klotz, Iowa's oldest judge, retired Jan. 31, triggering a seismic shift in the way Polk County's courthouse handles wills, estates and legal guardianships for troubled children and the feeble elderly.
December 5, 2012

Drake Law to host Legal Writing Institute workshop

Drake Law School will be hosting one of many Legal Writing Institutes across the country on Friday, Dec. 7 at 9 a.m. Drake’s workshop is entitled, “Preparing Practice-Ready Students.”
December 4, 2012

Drake Law fares well at national moot court competition

The Drake Law moot court team of Matthew Jarvey, Katelyn Bries, and Kyle Mendenhall won first place in Region 14 competition by defeating a team from the University of Minnesota College of Law.
November 21, 2012

Professor Yu to headline annual Intellectual Property Seminar in Israel

Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law at Drake Law School, will be featured at the annual Intellectual Property Strategy and Commercialization Seminar in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, Nov. 19.
November 19, 2012